"Young women on the reservation live their lives in anticipation of being raped. They talk about, ‘How will I survive my rape?’ as opposed to not even thinking about it. We shouldn’t have to live our lives that way."

Juana Majel Dixon, 1st vice president of the National Congress of American Indians and co-chair of the NCAI Task Force on Violence Against Women (via nitanahkohe)

~ Oh look childhood

sugar-pineapple:

I remember the first time I realized someone was treating me different because of my skin colour, I was 9 years old at the time. My skin was darker then it is right now but not too dark, it was dark enough that with my features you could tell I wasn’t white(I’m 1/4 white but…

Anonymous asked:
How can you call Spaniards "white" when they have an entirely different genetic profile from Northern Europeans? Iberia (Spain and Portugal) were occupied by Moors for 700 years. Centuries of intermarriage made Spaniards a different genetic race from the rest of Europe.

fucknofetishization:

Ethnic spaniards are white. Poc in Spain are poc, simple.

-e

"And there it is. A nearly all-white crowd chanting to a nearly all-black crowd, “Shoot! Shoot! Shoot!” Contemporary racism encapsulated by an attempt to package it as support for the police, exposed by calls to shoot black men.

There are no words."